News From Around the Sector
A free training workshop on Safeguarding
This is a free training workshop for voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises working with children, young people and families in Islington.
The two-hour workshop, on 28 November, will explore the developments organisations need to put in place around online safeguarding.
For booking enquiries, telephone Voluntary Action Islington on 020 7832 5800
Three days of free training in Central London 21st – 23rd January 2014
The Foundation for Social Improvement s bringing three days of free training to small charities so that they can develop the skills they need.
You can choose three one-day courses from the fifteen available. These include Exploring Social Media, Developing Your Fundraising Strategy and Supporting & Managing Volunteers.
For a full list of the courses and more information click here
Unlocking the power of young people to make real changes where they live
Groundwork has published a new report about the future shape of youth service. It is based on an analysis of the Young People Friendly Neighbourhoods project.
The report concludes that, when it comes to delivering youth services, young people should be part of the solution, not just seen as customer.
Download the full report here
Red Ochre training
Impact: Understanding and Quantifying Your Social Value
When: 21st November
Where: DSC, Euston, London NW1 2DP
An interactive full-day workshop that will provide delegates with the tools to understand and quantify the value they create. Click here http://ctt-news.org/79B-1Y4X8-1YBRU1-SZQ1U-1/c.aspx for more details and to book.
Introduction to Crowdfunding
City Business Library, Guildhall, London
A brief introduction to crowd funding and crowd sourcing for blended value businesses. Click here
for more details or to book
Improving literacy outcomes for children with dyslexia/SpLD
Best practice in identifying need, providing support and implementing effective interventions
Up to 1.6 million school children in England have dyslexia.
Without recognition of their needs, and the provision of appropriate support and intervention, many pupils fall behind their peers, fail to reach expected levels of literacy at key stages, and miss out on to access to the school curriculum.
When: Thursday 21st November 2013
Where: Inmarsat, 99 City Road, London EC1Y 1AX
Training workshop on the Equality Act 2010
Free one day training for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities - 10th December 2013, 10am – 4pm
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or to book online click here
Commercial Skills Master Classes for Public Service Delivery
KnowHow NonProfit have developed a year-long programme of two-day master classes to build the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’s (VCSE) commercial skills for public service delivery.
With increasing opportunities for our sector to deliver public services, these practical classes are designed to share the skills, tools and techniques used by experts in both the private and voluntary sector to win and deliver public service contracts.
The full programme will be released shortly but you can register your interest now to hear about master classes in your area.
For further information go here
Click to see the current masterclass listings
and/or register your interest by email